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Policeman Edwin W. Welsh | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

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Edwin W. Welsh

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, November 10, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 369

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Policeman Edwin Welsh was killed by a drunk driver while riding in a police motorcycle sidecar.

Policeman Welsh was struck by a hit-run driver as he sat on his motorcycle at Torresdale Avenue and Paul Street. A suspect was arrested an hour later.

Policeman Welsh is survived by his wife and two children.

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A Hero now in Heaven, ALWAYS remembered and NEVER forgotten.

Kim Weigand - PA C.O.P.S.
Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand E.O.W. 9/14/2008
November 10, 2014

 

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